Recipe for Potato Doughnuts
Ingredients for Potato Doughnuts:
1 cup boiled potato (drain water) and mashed
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons shortening or butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 cups all purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preparation and method:
Prepare Boiled and mashed potato mix with salt, let it cool before mixing with eggs, sugar, shortening and vanilla; beat thoroughly. Stir in flour, baking powder. Turn onto generously floured board; knead about 10 times. Roll dough 1/2 inch thick. Let it rest it 20 minutes.
In deep frying pan heat oil (enough to deep fry dough) – 380°.
Cut dough with floured doughnut cutter. Fry doughnuts until golden
brown; drain. Serve frosted, glazed or sprinkled with dried shaved coconut.
Ingredients for Sugar Glaze:
1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted to remove any lumps
3 tablespoons milk or water
2 teaspoons vanilla extract (optional)
food coloring (optional)
Preparation for Sugar Glaze:
Place the sugar in a medium bowl and slowly stir in the milk and (vanilla or food coloring) , a little at a time, to make a smooth, pourable glaze.